Thursday, June 5, 2008

Filipino Short at the 9th Seoul International Film Festival (Senef)

In downtown Manila, a man spends his afternoon waxing his floor to a
good shine. This is what encompasses the whole 7 mins of the short
film, Bunot(Husk).

Bunot (Husk) is directed by Ivy Baldoza and is currently in
competition at the 9th Seoul International Film Festival- Short Film
Category. From 820 applications of short works from 40 countries, 90
works from 17 countries were selected for the 2008 roster. The
International Competition listing may be viewed at

Screenings will be held at the SpongeHouse Joongang 2 theater on June
5th – June 11th in Seoul, followed by online screenings of the
international competition roster on the SIFF website from June 5th –
August 15th.

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opportunities and challenges presented by digital technologies to
artists and the industry. It serves as a presentation platform for
filmmakers and technologists to share and exchange ideas,
contributing in its own way to the worldwide community of evolving
cinematic art forms. For more information visit SIFF at